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Voluntourism publications

My project on Voluntourism, where I visited both Malawi and Tanzania to explore this fairly new phenomena, has now been published on ten pages plus the cover in swedish magazine Re:Public as well on two pages in swedish daily tabloid Expressen. I am also very happy to have been awarded the grant MalmöStipendiet at the […]

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Member of Kontinent Agency

I’m proud to now be included in the Kontinent Agency. This is what they wrote in the announcement: We are very happy to welcome a new member to our team of great photographers! Vilhelm Stokstad is a freelance photographer based in Stockholm and chairman of the local division of the Swedish Press Photographers Association. You […]

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Exhibition VOLUNTOURISM

On 11th of May we will open the group exhibition “VÄLFÄRDSSAMHÄLLET” (commonwealth society) at Galleri Kontrast in Stockholm. My new work on voluntourism will be shown together with 15 other projects exploring todays commonwealth society. The exhibition is open May 11 – June 9. www.valfardssamhallet.se www.gallerikontrast.se

Voluntourism

Voluntourism On Saturday I will begin my final project at Nordens Fotoskola. I will investigate the subject of Voluntourism – volunteers on arranged trips – and how this phenomenon can have a possible negative effect in terms of post colonialism and “we and them”-thinking. www.valfardssamhallet.se www.valfardssamhallet.se/blogg www.valfardssamhallet.se/fotografer/vilhelm-stokstad/  

Aceh

Today it is 8 years since the tsunami and earthquake, that had its epicenter just outside of the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, shook Asia and the world. Sunset over Banda Aceh, 2009, Indonesia.

New story

New story! The Ping-Pong King is now online. The multimedia piece is still a work in progress but will hopefully be finished by the end of the year.

Instant-Coffees Student Edition

Two of my slideshows have been selected to be shown at the Instant Coffees Student Edition in Bristol on October 25th. Its the “Ping-Pong King” and “Dawa´s Story”.  They are sponsoring with some prints to go with the event. Read more here and here.

Dawas story online

Now Fria Tidningen has published the store online as well, for you who missed it in the paper. http://www.fria.nu/artikel/94118